Universities and Higher Education

Students in higher education can visit the museum on a self-guided visit. If you would like to book a group visit to the museum please see our Group visits page.

Talks and tours

HE groups can either book a talk or a guided tour of the museum by a member of staff.
Talks and tours can be tailored to fit group’s requirements. Please discuss your requirements when booking.

For enquiries and bookings please email Stephanie Tyler or call 020 7188 4440.

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